Take a trip into the rich history of Ponca City. As you browse through the website you will find information and pictures of many properties listed on the National Register. You will discover Ponca City’s past by visiting some of the many historic locations in our town. In fact, did you know that Ponca City was founded on September 16, 1893 and is named for one of the five neighboring tribes of Indians? You are invited to take a glimpse of the past to understand why Ponca City is proud of her heritage and the community she is today.